Cricket Readers Recommend

The Princess and the Goblin

by George Macdonald

If you like books with goblins, princesses and heroes, and magic, then I highly recommend the book The Princess and the Goblin by George Macdonald. It's an old classic, and I think that everyone, especially girls, will enjoy it! The genre of this book is fantasy.

The book is about a princess named Irene who lives in a grand castle. She discovers a bewildering staircase with doors and more stairways. What does she find at the top? Later, the miner's son, Curdie, learns about a horrible plot from the goblins that live below the mountains. Will they be able to stop the goblins' plans in time using Irene's magic ring? Join Irene and Curdie as they embark on risky and adventurous dangers.

I recommend this book because it was very descriptive and exciting. It also had several themes, like courage, kindness, and belief. The book showed great examples of these themes! 

The Princess and the Goblin is one of the best books I have read!   

Average: 3.5 (8 votes)
submitted by Nina, age 11
(November 26, 2013 - 4:40 pm)

That sounds like about sixteen othr books I've read.

submitted by S.E., age 11, Woburn,MA
(November 27, 2013 - 6:54 am)

Don't judge books by their covers or how they sound. You haven't even read it yet. So the story line might be like other books, but I haven't even told you the important parts yet. So read the book and find out for youself. 

submitted by Nina , age 11, Florida
(November 27, 2013 - 8:41 pm)

I thought the book was awesome.  I, too, would recommend it for any girl to read.

submitted by Fauna N., age 10, canada
(March 17, 2014 - 8:13 pm)